Mar 17, 2013 5:30pm EDT
] ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] [applause] >> this week, vice president joe biden, house minority leader, nancy pelosi, and a bipartisan toegation will travel vatican city. travel with susanna martinez and the president of georgetown university. the delegation from the house includes representatives chris smith, john duffy and others.
Mar 18, 2013 12:30am EDT
gent led by joe biden to have him represent our country. this was a great moment for this president to be -- if he wanted to reach across the aisle to ask paul ryan or newt gingrich to represent the catholics of america. >> i don't understand what chris mathews was talking about there. i would like to make a quick comment on the other video. but timothy dolan, cardinal from new york, for people who think public life does not have a religious element or element of faith, they turn to cardinal dolan. he is interested in public service, engaging with politicians, he's friendly with paul ryan. he was the archbishop in milwaukee. he spoke at both conventions this past year. he was doubted as a papal -- he was even touted as a papal contender. i think with francis, larry is right, it doesn't make since to compare him to pennsylvania's bob casey. it is a wonderful moment for catholics worldwide to celebrate the new pope, he chose the name francis and to make it about american politics, no thanks. >> i want to remember that. he said i was right. >> you don't hear that a lot, do you? >> let